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Postponing events due to COVID-19

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has decided to postpone all public Federation events and activities at least through March 31 in order to best protect the community, our volunteers, and our staff. This decision includes closing the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. The Kaplan Feldman complex will remain open, and Federation and HMLC staff will…

Security Is Everyone’s Job

These days keeping our Jewish community safe is everyone’s job. “If you see something, say something” is excellent advice. The more eyes we have in the community, the safer we are. But for Scott Biondo, Community Service Director, security is quite literally his job description. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community…

Empowering the Next Generation

On Monday, Jan. 27, which was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center announced that over the next two years it will undergo an $18 million expansion, tripling the size of the Museum. In this episode, new Museum Executive Firector Sandra Harris joins Karen Sher, Vice President of Community Engagement, to discuss her new position and the future of the Museum.

Plans for a New World-Class Holocaust Museum Announced

Lessons of History Must Never Be Forgotten   The St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center today commemorated its 25th year with the announcement of a new world-class facility. Holocaust survivors, local dignitaries and religious leaders gathered to unveil the museum design for the state-of-the-art facility on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The $18 million project…